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The Slow Death of The Handwritten Word

“A letter is always better than a phone call. People write things in letters they would never say in person. They permit themselves to write down feelings and observations using emotional syntax far more intimate and powerful than speech will allow.” – Author Alice Steinbach When was the last time you received a handwritten letter? […]

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#TBT When Picture Books and Adult Literature Collide…

For this week’s #TBT, it seemed appropriate to recall a piece we published back in June about the growing trend of creating books for adults in a style typically geared towards children. More and more, we’re seeing the way that art and literature is merging; we recently discussed the first-ever 3D book cover and how […]

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The First-Ever 3D-Printed Book Cover Reminds Us of the Art in Literature

Books, as many of us know and love them, have been ducking threats of extinction for some time now. Of course, I don’t mean stories, or literature; there will always be dreamers and authors who delight readers with their imaginative, thoughtful words. I mean printed books – physical jackets and bindings and pages filled with […]

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Contemporary Cultural Questions: How Will Technology Continue to Influence Art?

Graphic design. Art applications. Social media. Art blogs. Computer-generated paintings. Photoshop. Digitally created music. E-books. 3D Printing. 3D Scanning. 3D Hacking. These are just a few examples from a rapidly growing list of ways that technology is influencing art and, for our purposes, culture. Some artists and art historians fear that quickly advancing technology is […]

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